Grosses

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Leads Again on Wednesday with $3.89 MillionJuly 24, 2014 07:15 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes added $3.9 million yesterday for a 42 percent week-to-week decline, giving the sequel $152.4 million domestically in its first 13 days. Apes is running 33 percent ahead of the pace of its 2011 predecessor.

Universal reports that The Purge: Anarchy posted $2.6 million on Wednesday, off 28 percent from the day before. The thriller sequel has tallied $39.3 million in its first 6 days, or 6 percent less than its 2013 predecessor.

Planes: Fire and Rescue dropped just 9 percent to earn $2.1 million on Wednesday. The animated Disney sequel has totaled $23.8 million in its first 6 days, 20.5 percent less than last year's first flick.

Sex Tape accounted for $1.5 million yesterday, giving it a 6-day haul of $19.65 million. The R-rated comedy is lagging behind the pace of 2011's Bad Teacher by 54 percent.

Rounding out the top five, Transformers: Age of Extinction slid 39 percent from last week to $1.2 million yesterday. Michael Bay's fourth franchise entry has amassed $230.8 million domestically up to this point, overtaking X-Men: Days of Future Past ($230.79 million) as this summer's top domestic grosser so far.

Daily Domestic Gross Mon, Mar. 9 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Mar. 9 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Watchmen$3,885,305-68%3,611--$1,076$59,099,0621Warner Bros.
2Taken$525,663-68%3,016-73$174$118,452,1316Fox
3Slumdog Millionaire$507,208-70%2,890-53$176$125,833,74917Fox Searchlight
4Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail$491,536-75%2,15199$229$76,728,9763Lionsgate
5He's Just Not That Into You$328,751-64%2,445-413$134$84,975,3155Warner Bros. / New Line
6Paul Blart: Mall Cop$246,715-76%2,558-140$96$133,838,0568Sony / Columbia
7Confessions of a Shopaholic$222,312-69%2,290-244$97$38,559,3364Disney
8Coraline$220,088-77%1,959-133$112$65,844,7735Focus
9Gran Torino$161,928-67%1,520-230$107$141,781,5989Warner Bros.
10The Reader$151,087-70%1,175-28$129$30,005,35513The Weinstein Company